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News stories from the past 60 days.

Sep 8, 2022 - Discusses mounting issues accessing clean water and sewage system infrastructure in Native American communities in Nevada. Notes a growing number of households with plumbing and water quality issues, highlights challenges securing funding to address the issues, and describes the public health problems linked to disparities in water infrastructure investments.
Source: Nevada Current
Aug 24, 2022 - Describes the efforts of a needle exchange program in Elko, Nevada, which uses a model developed in urban cities to offer harm reduction services in the rural community. Notes the impact of needle exchanges in curbing HIV outbreaks and the strong relationship between harm reduction services and recipients' likelihood of seeking treatment.
Source: Kaiser Health News

Last Updated: 9/9/2022